Mayor questions PAC contributions

Mayor Bernard Carvalho Jr. held a press conference Tuesday afternoon at the State Capitol to address the influx of millions of dollars in super PAC money pumped into the race for lieutenant governor.

Carvalho making final push

It may be a few days before Hawaii’s primary election, but for Mayor Bernard Carvalho Jr., that doesn’t mean he’s slowing his campaign for the lieutenant governor’s seat.

Ige, Hanabusa state their cases

An hourlong debate between Gov. David Ige and Congresswoman Colleen Hanabusa attracted about 150 people to the Aqua Kauai Beach Resort Tuesday night.

Governor, county council forums tonight

The Kauai Chamber of Commerce will be presenting the Governor’s Forum at the Aqua Kauai Beach Resort near Hanamaulu from 6 to 7:30 p.m. to night to allow voters an opportunity to get to know the candidates better before casting their votes.

Meet County Council candidates in Eleele

With 24 candidates running for the seven seats on the Kauai County Council, the public has an opportunity to meet the candidates from 6 to 8:30 tonight at a forum coordinated by the Eleele-Hanapepe Community Association, Hui Hana Paakai, and Community Coalition Kauai at the Eleele Elementary School cafeteria.

Kawakami leading in campaign contributions

Derek Kawakami, Kauai Council councilman and mayoral candidate, reported contributions of $204,071 to his campaign, the most of those seeking the highest office on Kauai.

Campaign finance reports due

By Thursday, candidates are required to submit campaign finance reports to the State of Hawaii Campaign Spending Commission, but not all candidates must submit a report.

Mayor candidates sound off

All seven candidates for the Kauai Office of the Mayor were on hand Tuesday night at the Kauai Chamber of Commerce Mayor’s Forum at Kauai War Memorial Convention Hall.